Dates are pretty much tasty vitamins.
Did you know that dates are contain six essential B vitamins that your body needs every day?
- 2% Daily Value of Thiamin
- 4% Daily Value of Riboflavin
- 4% Daily Value of Niacin
- 6% Daily Value of Pantothenic Acid
- 4% Daily Value of Vitamin B6
- 8% Daily Value of Biotin
All B vitamins help to convert carbs, fat and protein into energy your body can use. They are also necessary for keeping the liver, skin, hair and eyes healthy.
Institute of Medicine (US) Standing Committee on the Scientific Evaluation of Dietary Reference Intakes and its Panel on Folate, Other B Vitamins and Choline. Dietary Reference Intakes for Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Folate, Vitamin B12, Pantothenic Acid, Biotin and Choline. Washington, CD: National Academies Press (US); 1998